Kristen Romano returns for a fifth year with the Buckeyes as they gear up to take a run at a third straight Big Ten title and a top-five showing at NCAAs.
While bringing in 16 newcomers, the Georgia women will have to rely on a small group of key upperclassmen to take over the majority of NCAA scoring.
It may be a year too soon, but NC State is assembling the kind of talent that could break into the top two at NCAAs in the not-so-distant future.
Looking to bounce back from 9th at NCAAs, the Stanford Cardinal women are re-loading their roster with four Olympians, including fifth-year Brooke Forde.
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A pair of sophomore sprint dynamos and strong relays has Virginia primed to build on last year’s 9th place finish at NCAAs.
Senior Koko Bratanov will be heavily relied upon this season by the Aggies after the abrupt departure of Shaine Casas one month ago.
The Virginia Tech men return all of their NCAA qualifiers after finishing a program-best 11th place at the 2021 NCAA Championships.
The Wildcats get a boost this season as Brooks Fail, their leading individual scorer last season, returns for a fifth year.
The Michigan men return most of the core that earned them a Big Ten Championship last season despite facing several challenges.
Georgia is having a ridiculously impressive season, though, and a very strong A&M team could also make things interesting at the 2021 SEC Champs.
Virginia is the heavy favorite to repeat as team champion, while NC State and Louisville are projected to defend their 2nd and 3rd place finishes.
Brooke Forde returns to defend her 2019 crown, holding the best time of anyone in the field by at least a half-second at 4:31.34.
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